The Twitter (now X) API is now a moving target and no longer has the general availability it used to have.

This guide shows how to use the Twitter API to get tweets from a specific user (but there's a lot more you can do with it). As a concrete example, it will be used to regularly fetch the the latest tweet from @codewisdom, a feed that tweets quotes from the software industry. We'll take those tweets and display them on a PyPortal.

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Additional Tools & Materials

You may want to create the optional desk stand for your PyPortal Event Countdown Clock. For this you'll need:

If you don't have access to a 3D printer you can optionally use an online service such as 3D Hubs to have it printed for you on demand.

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This guide was first published on Jul 16, 2019. It was last updated on May 18, 2024.

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